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Hi Guys...


m'm currently having a problem where a fake windows security centre pops up, when I double click it it says to install "SystemErrorFixer" "SystemDefender" and "SysCleaner" which are known spyware programs... if someone has anyideas it would be muchly apreciated :)





Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2

Scan saved at 8:36:30 PM, on 23/04/2008

Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)

MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)

Boot mode: Normal


Running processes:







C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe


C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\SSL VPN Client\agent.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe

C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe


C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\bin\asghost.exe


C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe

C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe



C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServices.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE


C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exe


C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe



C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe

C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe





C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe



C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\jusched.exe

C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exe

C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\hqtray.exe

C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe

C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe

C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe

C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe

C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe

C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DoScan.exe


C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KhalShared\KHALMNPR.EXE

C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Embedded Security Software\PSDrt.exe

C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe

C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

C:\Program Files\Skype\Plugin Manager\skypePM.exe

C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\usnsvc.exe




C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe


R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by Micros-Fidelio Asia Pacific

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer =

O2 - BHO: HelperObject Class - {00C6482D-C502-44C8-8409-FCE54AD9C208} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 7\SnagItBHO.dll

O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: Skype add-on (mastermind) - {22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll

O2 - BHO: Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools - {DF21F1DB-80C6-11D3-9483-B03D0EC10000} - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ItIEAddIn.dll

O3 - Toolbar: SnagIt - {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 7\SnagItIEAddin.dll

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [synTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [soundMax] "C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe" /tray

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [soundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PTHOSTTR] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\PTHOSTTR.EXE /Start

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iFXSPMGT] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxspmgt.exe /NotifyLogon

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CognizanceTS] rundll32.exe C:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\IAM\Bin\ASTSVCC.dll,RegisterModule

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AccelerometerSysTrayApplet] C:\WINDOWS\system32\AccelerometerSt.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [igfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QlbCtrl] %ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe /Start

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vptray] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\jusched.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DudeServer] C:\Program Files\Dude\dude.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mxomssmenu] "C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch Status\maxmenumgr.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [vmware-tray] C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-tray.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VMware hqtray] "C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\hqtray.exe"

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Kernel and Hardware Abstraction Layer] KHALMNPR.EXE

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [skype] "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Picasa Media Detector] C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uniblue RegistryBooster 2] C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster 2\RegistryBooster.exe /S

O4 - Global Startup: Desktop Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry\DesktopMgr.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Logitech SetPoint.lnk = C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe

O4 - Global Startup: MGDH.lnk = C:\MGDH\MGDH.exe

O4 - Global Startup: MultiMon Taskbar.lnk = C:\Program Files\MMTaskbar\MultiMon.exe

O4 - Global Startup: Shortcut to Bginfo.lnk = C:\Program Files\BgInfo 4.12\BgInfo\Bginfo.exe

O4 - Global Startup: VPN Client.lnk = ?

O4 - Global Startup: Windows Desktop Search.lnk = C:\Program Files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe

O4 - Global Startup: World Time.lnk = ?

O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000

O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\npjpi142_15.dll

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\npjpi142_15.dll

O9 - Extra button: Skype - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll

O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL

O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe

O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe


O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Plugin Control) -

O16 - DPF: {264AED84-12F1-4CA1-8AA7-EB939AE58D8D} (STCWeb Control) -

O16 - DPF: {4788DE0A-3552-49EA-AC8C-233DA52523B9} (AxLoaderPassword Class) -

O16 - DPF: {4E1318B0-53F0-4274-99FB-F5621625340D} (OperaPrintControl Object) - http://operaproduct/installOperaPrintCtrl.exe

O16 - DPF: {4EFA317A-8569-4788-B175-5BAF9731A549} (Microsoft Virtual Server VMRC Advanced Control) -

O16 - DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} (Java Runtime Environment 1.4.2) -

O16 - DPF: {CAFECAFE-0013-0001-0025-ABCDEFABCDEF} (JInitiator - http://apaustest/webhtml/opera_jinit_1012_25.exe

O16 - DPF: {D6E7CFB5-C074-4D1C-B647-663D1A8D96BF} (Facebook Photo Uploader 4) -

O16 - DPF: {DAAC8ECF-DB09-4821-8126-E2C9499A20BA} (RegTerminalSrv Object) - http://operaproduct/installregterm.exe

O16 - DPF: {E06E2E99-0AA1-11D4-ABA6-0060082AA75C} (GpcContainer Class) -

O16 - DPF: {FD0B6769-6490-4A91-AA0A-B5AE0DC75AC9} (Performance Viewer Activex Control) -

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain =

O17 - HKLM\Software\..\Telephony: DomainName =

O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain =

O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = domehq.local

O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain =

O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = domehq.local

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = domehq.local

O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL

O20 - AppInit_DLLs: APSHook.dll

O20 - Winlogon Notify: OneCard - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\IAM\Bin\ASWLNPkg.dll

O20 - Winlogon Notify: ufaieyds - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ufaieyds.dll

O23 - Service: Ad-Aware 2007 Service (aawservice) - Lavasoft - C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe

O23 - Service: AutoExNT - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\AutoExNT.Exe

O23 - Service: Symantec pcAnywhere Host Service (awhost32) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec\pcAnywhere\awhost32.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager (ccEvtMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec Settings Manager (ccSetMgr) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe

O23 - Service: Cisco Systems, Inc. VPN Service (CVPND) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec AntiVirus Definition Watcher (DefWatch) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe

O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe

O23 - Service: Drive Encryption Service (HpFkCryptService) - SafeBoot International - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe

O23 - Service: hpqwmiex - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqWmiEx.exe

O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1150\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe

O23 - Service: Security Platform Management Service (IFXSpMgtSrv) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxspmgt.exe

O23 - Service: Trusted Platform Core Service (IFXTCS) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ifxtcs.exe

O23 - Service: LiveUpdate - Symantec Corporation - C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\LIVEUP~1\LUCOMS~1.EXE

O23 - Service: Maxtor Service (Maxtor Sync Service) - Seagate Technology LLC - C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServices.exe

O23 - Service: MICROS SSL Gateway Service (MICROS SSL Gateway) - Unknown owner - C:\PMSGateway\bin\sslgateway.exe

O23 - Service: Oracle1020TNSListener - Unknown owner - F:\oracle\1020\BIN\TNSLSNR.exe (file missing)

O23 - Service: Oracle10gappr2ASControl - Unknown owner - F:\oracle\10gappr2\bin\nmesrvc.exe (file missing)

O23 - Service: Oracle10gappr2ProcessManager - Unknown owner - F:\oracle\10gappr2\opmn\bin\opmn.exe (file missing)

O23 - Service: OracleServiceOPERA - Unknown owner - f:\oracle\1020\bin\ORACLE.EXE (file missing)

O23 - Service: Personal Secure Drive service (PersonalSecureDriveService) - Infineon Technologies AG - C:\WINDOWS\system32\IfxPsdSv.exe

O23 - Service: SAVRoam (SavRoam) - symantec - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec Network Drivers Service (SNDSrvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec SPBBCSvc (SPBBCSvc) - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe

O23 - Service: Cisco Systems, Inc. STC Agent (STCAgent) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\SSL VPN Client\agent.exe

O23 - Service: Symantec AntiVirus - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe

O23 - Service: VMware Converter Service (ufad-p2v) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Converter\vmware-ufad.exe

O23 - Service: VMware Agent Service (ufad-ws60) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-ufad.exe

O23 - Service: VMware Authorization Service (VMAuthdService) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-authd.exe

O23 - Service: VMware DHCP Service (VMnetDHCP) - VMware, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\vmnetdhcp.exe

O23 - Service: VMware Virtual Mount Manager Extended (vmount2) - VMware, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\VMware Virtual Image Editing\vmount2.exe

O23 - Service: VMware NAT Service - VMware, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\vmnat.exe



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james montague


Sorry for the delay.

If you still need assistance could you post a fresh Hijackthis log.

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